THANKS FOR JOINING US.
I'M NADINE WOODWARD.
WHEN CRIMINALS END UP IN YOUR FRONT YARD, YOU USE
WHATEVER MEANS NECESSARY TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY.
THAT'S WHAT A COUPLE ON SPOKANE'S SOUTH HILL DID.
WHEN THEY CHASED DOWN A CAR PROWLER LAST NIGHT WITH
A DOSE OF LIQUID JUSTICE.
11;36 this time of year it's easy to leave on the
dome light of your car when you get home from work
and unload all the stuff that might catch a car prowler's
what stacey ellis didn't know is that a car prowler
was already here.11;48
02;01 we pulled in the driveway and had seen the dome
light was on in the car 02;05
THAT'S WHEN STACEY RETRIEVED THIS BOTTLE OR MARTINELLI'S
FROM HER BEAMER
AND TURNED OFF THE LIGHT.
STACEY ELLIS/ CAR PROWLING VICTIM 02;33 and i turn
around and the prowler jumped out of our other car,he
was in the other car, jumped out of that and started
running down the street.
AND THAT'S WHEN GERALD ELLIS STARTED CHASING THE SUSPECT.
WHAT SAMUL CLOPTON DIDN'T KNOW IS THAT ELLIS USED
TO RUN HURDLES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON.
GERALD ELLIS/CAR PROWLING VICTIM 04;11 and so i saw
him when he exited the car after him and ran him down
THIS CAMOUFLAGE HAT IS WHERE ELLIS TACKLED CLOPTON
ON THE SIDEWALK.
STACEY 03;14 they're on the ground wrestling, the
guy's trying to get away, trying to talk.
let me go, let me go man.
let me just get out of here, i didn't really take
AND THAT'S WHEN STACY CHRISTENED CLOPTON'S HEAD LIKE
THE BOW OF A SHIP.
02;56 at what point did you feel it was necessary
to clobber this guy with the martinelli's? as soon
as he pulled a gun on my husband.
he had the pistol in his face, probably three inches
from his face 03;05
CLOPTON ALLEGEDLY TOOK A SHOT AT ELLIS BUT HIS PISTOL
WAS ONLY A B.B.
POLICE TOLD THE COUPLE CLOPTON'S BACKPACK WAS FULL
OF LOOT AND THINGS LIKE STOLEN GAR DOOR OPENERS.
03;36 a bunch of keys he had obviously taken from
other people's cars, remote controls, clickers.
so he was just using those going around trying to
see if the clicker would open someone's car i sure.03;53